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Welcome to the GRC Recorders pages. This blog provides details on all the relevant news of Glamorgan’s scarcer birds, plus all BBRC & WRP decisions that affect us locally. It will also be used to document the status and occurrence of these scarcer species and we welcome contributions from anyone with photographs, artwork or documentation of rarities past, present and future. The GRC also welcomes all seawatching news from around Glamorgan and news of passage migrants in spring & autumn, uncommon birds in our area and unusual behaviour.

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Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Long-tailed Duck on Kenfig Pool

Apologies for my prev post - I did not realise that if you are not a FB user you can't view any posts there. With Paul Denning's permission here are his two pix of the Long-tailed Duck that Graham Powell found on Sat 20th Jun. Lower photo by G. Powell.


Barry Stewart said...

That's a crazy date - nice to have these really tidy images.

David Gilmore said...

Status for LTD in EG: First record date for autumn arrival 20th Sept. (1991). Last record date for spring departure 26th May (1940). This sighting is the only record for this species during the months June-August in East Glamorgan. A very unseasonal record indeed.